Louis Riel School Division - MB-ESD


9 nov. 2013 (il y a 7 années et 10 mois)

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Education for Sustainable Development:

Summary of Activity from 2008


“Education for Sustainable Development is an
emerging but dynamic concept that encompasses a
new vision of education that seeks to empower
people of all ages to assume responsibility for
creating a sustainable future.”

UNESCO, 2004

SEDA Seminar: November 2008

2 trustees

2 Superintendent Department team members
including Director of Facilities

Superintendent Consultations

November, 2008

Students Grades 5


December, 2008


Changing peoples’ attitudes through education and motivation

Developing school
based leadership capacity

Networking opportunities

Increasing student participation

Increasing teacher participation

Modeling exemplary behaviour

Creating a culture of environmental and social responsibility

Divisional Initiatives

Pennies from LRSD

participation on annual basis
from all LRSD schools and the Board Office

Winnipeg Harvest “Operation Donation”

participation on annual basis from all LRSD schools
and the Board Office

Policy Development

Policy EB

“Initiatives to Support Sustainable

Adopted June, 2009

Policy EDE

“Regulation of Non

Adopted October, 2009

Elimination of polystyrene products: January, 2010

a direct
result of students taking the initiative to share their concerns
with the Superintendent

Targeting other non
recyclable materials

based Student Groups

Social Justice

Natural Helpers, Gay
Alliances, Leadership Councils, Service Learning


Outdoor classrooms, tree planting,
recycling councils, vermicomposting, Bishop Grandin
Greenway Project (through Victor Mager School)

Social Justice Conference

February, 2010

“Think, Act, Give Back”

120 students from all LRSD high schools

Themes included:

Human rights

Winnipeg Harvest

Youth Against Homophobia and Discrimination

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Difference and Inclusion

Power and Privilege

Presenters included:

Kevin Chief, U of W Innovative Learning Centre (Keynote)

Heather Hiscock, Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

Brian Rochat, Canadian Centre for Diversity

Roland Dion, Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties

David Northcott, Winnipeg Harvest

Reece Lagartera, Rainbow Resource Centre

Reports from Schools on ESD Activity

June, 2009 and April 2010

Green Schools Manitoba Grant

Manitoba Education ESD Grant

Surveys of school
based initiatives




Sustainable Practices

All cleaning products are Eco
logo certified or “green”

All buildings are on a recycling program with two
commercial bins

one for recyclables and one for non

Fluorescent bulbs are all recycled with a crushing
machine designed for this purpose

Any green space that is developed on school property
must sustain itself on the water that falls on that space

Board Office Audit

June/September 2010


Energy and Water Management

Environmental Management of Facilities and Grounds

Hazardous Waste Management

Printing and Copying




Divisional Goals

Establish Professional Learning Opportunities for ESD

Research using MyEcoSchool website

Broaden and develop policies relating to ESD

Eliminate other non
recyclable materials

Promote understanding of all components of ESD

social/societal and economic as well as environmental

Integrate planning and support for all components of